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Welcome to Hockey Fights Cancer, a joint initiative between the NHL and the NHL Players' Association. This year marks the 24th anniversary of the campaign, which unites the hockey community in support of cancer patients and their families.

Here is the latest Hockey Fights Cancer news from around the League.

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Young Rangers fan rings cancer survivor's bell pregame on MSG ice

12-year-old also performs ceremonial puck drop during Hockey Fights Cancer night

by Anna Kulesa @akulesa_ / NHL.com Staff Writer

Rangers ceremonial HFC puck drop

NJD@NYR: Brody Kuenzler rings bell before puck drop

Brody Kuenzler rings the ceremonial bell at center ice before dropping the puck puck ahead of tonight's matchup between the Devils and Rangers

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The New York Rangers held a special pregame ceremony to kick off their Hockey Fights Cancer night on Monday.

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Son of former NHL center White inspiring after cancer diagnosis

4-year-old 'little warrior' constant sight around minor league locker room, rink

by Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer

Gordie White's life has always revolved around the hockey rink. As a toddler, he would join his father, Ryan, in the locker room of Manitoba of the American Hockey League, would hang around the players, would listen to the coaches. It meant they got to be around each other, and they each loved it.

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Flyers present young cancer survivor with 'Press Pass'

Cameron Wakeley, 11, healthy after bout with Ewing's sarcoma

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

PHILADELPHIA -- Cameron Wakeley got a special kind of press pass to see the Philadelphia Flyers play the Calgary Flames on Monday.

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Flyers remember young fan on Hockey Fights Cancer night

AJ Grande died last month at age 19 from Rhabdomyosarcoma

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

PHILADELPHIA -- AJ Grande wouldn't have liked the attention, his mom was sure of that, but she's confident he would have found a way to enjoy being in the spotlight Monday.

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McNeil still has special place with Canadiens long after bout with cancer

Goalie who died in 2004 has longest playoff shutout streak in Montreal history, helped win Cup in 1953

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

November is Hockey Fights Cancer month in the NHL. Throughout the month, NHL.com will be telling stories of those in and around the League who have been impacted by cancer. Today, an appreciation of late Montreal Canadiens goalie Gerry McNeil.

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Fehervary to think of late mother on Capitals' Hockey Fights Cancer night

Defenseman inspired by 'really big influence on my life,' hopes to score goal for her Saturday

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Martin Fehervary's thoughts will undoubtedly turn to his late mother, Gabriela, during the Washington Capitals' Hockey Fights Cancer game against the Colorado Avalanche at Capital One Arena on Saturday (7 p.m. ET; NBCSWA, ALT, ESPN+, SN NOW).

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Capitals prospect inspired by call from Lemieux after Hodgkin's diagnosis

Miroshnichenko cancer-free, has resumed quest to reach NHL

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Ivan Miroshnichenko endured a lot during his fight against Hodgkin's lymphoma last summer, but a phone call from a particular Hockey Hall of Famer familiar with his hardship provided just the tonic the Washington Capitals forward prospect needed to remain focused on his lifelong dream of playing in the NHL.

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Hockey joyful for United States Paralympian after fight with bone cancer

Noah Grove had leg amputated at age 5, became five-time medal winner

by Tracey Myers @Tramyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Noah Grove barely hit the ice as an 11-year-old when he knew he found a new favorite sport.

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Fan rings cancer survivor's bell before Penguins game

17-year-old celebrates completing final treatment at PPG Paints Arena

by Anna Kulesa @akulesa_ / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Pittsburgh Penguins kicked off their Hockey Fight's Cancer night in a touching way.

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